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 2021-07-23 08:09 

Miami Herald

Russians suspected of doping stopped from going to Olympics...

Some Russian athletes were denied places on the country's Olympic team of 335 athletes for the Tokyo Games because they are under suspicion of doping. The World Anti-Doping Agency said ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 08:00 

Miami Herald

Kentucky cities to receive $157 million in federal funds...

More than 360 Kentucky cities will receive $157 million in American Rescue Plan funding as soon as next week, Gov. Andy Beshear said. "I'm relieved our eligible city governments will ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 08:00 

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Applications open for Kentucky vocational school upgrades...

Applications for $75 million in grants for Kentucky vocational school upgrades are now open, Gov. Andy Beshear announced. Eligible schools can apply for up to $10 million for renovations through ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 08:00 

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Democrats in California and DC clash over how state's high-speed rail should be powered...

LOS ANGELES — A key block of California lawmakers is feuding with the Biden administration over the state's high-speed rail endeavor, arguing that conditions of a restored federal grant lock ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 07:33 

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The Latest: Pakistan is latest nation to pass 1M virus cases...

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan has passed the grim milestone of 1 million cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began last year. Pakistan reported another 11 deaths Friday and 1,425 new cases ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 07:32 

Miami Herald

At least 100 US athletes unvaccinated as Olympics begin...

About 100 of the 613 U.S. athletes descending on Tokyo for the Olympics are unvaccinated, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee's medical chief said hours before Friday night's opening ceremony. ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 07:29 

Miami Herald

Gold medal v. golden arches: Olympian's hopes nearly quashed...

When the nerve pain in his arm from shooting arrows became too much to handle, and when a positive doping test threatened to end his career, Brady Ellison started thinking ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 07:21 

Miami Herald

Peralta expected to start as Brewers host the White Sox...

Chicago White Sox (58-38, first in the AL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (56-41, first in the NL Central) Milwaukee; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Lucas Giolito (8-6, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 07:21 

Miami Herald

Kuhl scheduled to start for Pittsburgh against San Francisco...

Pittsburgh Pirates (36-60, fifth in the NL Central) vs. San Francisco Giants (61-35, first in the NL West) San Francisco; Friday, 9:45 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Chad Kuhl (3-5, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 07:21 

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Rodriguez expected to start for the Red Sox against the Yankees...

New York Yankees (50-45, third in the AL East) vs. Boston Red Sox (59-38, first in the AL East) Boston; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Gerrit Cole (10-4, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 07:21 

Miami Herald

Happ scheduled to start for Minnesota against Los Angeles...

Los Angeles Angels (47-48, fourth in the AL West) vs. Minnesota Twins (41-56, fourth in the AL Central) Minneapolis; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Alex Cobb (7-3, 3.96 ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 07:21 

Miami Herald

Plesac scheduled to start for Cleveland against Tampa Bay...

Tampa Bay Rays (58-39, second in the AL East) vs. Cleveland Indians (48-46, second in the AL Central) Cleveland; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Rich Hill (6-4, 3.87 ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 07:21 

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Davies scheduled to start as Chicago hosts Arizona...

Arizona Diamondbacks (30-68, fifth in the NL West) vs. Chicago Cubs (47-50, fourth in the NL Central) Chicago; Friday, 2:20 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Zac Gallen (1-4, 3.86 ERA, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 07:21 

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Megill expected to start for New York against Toronto...

Toronto Blue Jays (48-44, fourth in the AL East) vs. New York Mets (50-43, first in the NL East) Flushing, Queens; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Steven ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 06:34 

Miami Herald

To reach a peace deal, Taliban say Afghan president must go...

The Taliban say they don't want to monopolize power, but they insist there won't be peace in Afghanistan until there is a new negotiated government in Kabul and President Ashraf ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 06:30 

Miami Herald

Sean Manaea fans career-best 13, Oakland tops Seattle 4-1...

Sean Manaea struck out a career-high 13 in seven strong innings, Ramn Laureano drove in two runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 Thursday night in the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 06:22 

Miami Herald

As Tokyo Games open, can Olympic flame burn away the funk?...

Disputed, locked down and running a year late, the Tokyo Games begin at last on Friday night, a multinational showcase of the finest athletes of a world fragmented by disease ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 06:21 

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In venue fit for head of state, Japan PM seeks Pfizer doses...

Japan's prime minister met with Pfizer's CEO in an unusually high-profile setting Friday to make sure the drugmaker would deliver the COVID-19 vaccine as promised by this fall as the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 06:18 

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Canada vs Zimbabwe: Two divergent paths of COVID vaccination...

When mother-of-three Amanda Wood heard that hundreds of coronavirus shots were available for teens, only one thing prevented her from racing to the vaccination site at a Toronto high school ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 06:13 

Miami Herald

SF Giants rally in dramatic fashion, beat Dodgers, Jansen with another ninth-inning comeback...

LOS ANGELES — A night after closer Kenley Jansen walked off the mound to a chorus of boos in front of the home crowd at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles manager ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 06:01 

Miami Herald

Swimming warmup at Olympics can be a chaotic 'nightmare'...

Cate Campbell was a 17-year-old swimming phenomenon when she learned the dangers of warmup at major competitions the hard way. That's what a head-on collision with Michael Phelps will do ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 05:55 

Miami Herald

Mariners don't give Chris Flexen much help as key homestand begins with loss to A's...

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners' Chris Flexen and the Oakland Athletics' Sean Manaea were locked in a good pitchers' duel and it became clear after a few innings that it ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 05:53 

Miami Herald

Giants rally in 9th for 2nd straight night to beat Dodgers...

LaMonte Wade Jr. broke a ninth-inning tie with a two-run single and the San Francisco Giants rallied against closer Kenley Jansen again for a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 05:35 

Miami Herald

Pfizer shot just 39% effective in halting delta, Israel says...

TEL AVIV, Israel — Pfizer Inc.'s COVID-19 vaccine was just 39% effective in keeping people from getting infected by the contagious delta variant in Israel in recent weeks, according to ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 05:29 

Miami Herald

The Latest: SKorea to extend distancing rules in Seoul area...

SEOUL, South Korea __ South Korea says it'll extend the toughest distancing rules imposed on the greater Seoul area for another two weeks, as it's battling its worst coronavirus outbreak. ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 05:08 

Miami Herald

Big Ten says schools will decide on COVID-19 protocols...

Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren said the conference will take take a "decentralized" approach to COVID-19 protocols by allowing each school to put in place its own plan. "Our schools ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 05:00 

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Sports on TV: Friday, July 23, 2021...

BASEBALL TIME TV MLB: Arizona @ Chicago Cubs 2 p.m. MLBN MLB: San Diego @ Miami 7 p.m. BSFL MLB: Tampa Bay @ Cleveland 7 p.m. BSUN MLB: N.Y. Yankees ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 04:48 

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Yankees lose to Red Sox in extras after lengthy rain delay; drop eight games behind first place Boston...

BOSTON — That was wild. With a spent New York Yankees bullpen coming into this crucial division series, Brooks Kriske threw four wild pitches in the bottom of the 10th ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 04:44 

Miami Herald

Russian Olympic archer loses consciousness in Tokyo heat...

Russian archer Svetlana Gomboeva lost consciousness during a competition at the Tokyo Olympics in intense heat Friday. Gomboeva collapsed shortly after completing the qualifying round and was attended by medical ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 04:38 

Miami Herald

The Latest: Russians suspected of doping kept from Tokyo...

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: The World Anti-Doping Agency says several Russian athletes ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 04:36 

Miami Herald

GOP's vaccine push comes with strong words, few actions...

Republican politicians are under increasing pressure to speak out to persuade COVID-19 vaccine skeptics to roll up their sleeves and take the shots as a new, more contagious variant sends ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 04:36 

Miami Herald

Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising?...

Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising? It depends on your situation, but masking in public can provide another layer of protection and help prevent the virus from ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 04:36 

Miami Herald

Pelosi says 'deadly serious' Jan. 6 probe to go without GOP...

Unfazed by Republican threats of a boycott, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Thursday that a congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection will take on its "deadly serious" work ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 04:34 

Miami Herald

Rays rally past Tribe after trading for slugger Nelson Cruz...

Austin Meadows hit an RBI single in the 10th inning to cap Tampa Bay's comeback in a 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night, hours after the Rays ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 04:27 

Miami Herald

Yanks reliever throws 4 wild pitches in 10th, Red Sox rally...

Kik Hernndez hit a two-run double that tied the game with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of a record four wild pitches ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 04:17 

Miami Herald

Kanye West unveils 'Donda' album at massive Atlanta event...

Kanye West barely said a word during his impromptu album listening session Thursday night, but the mercurial rapper still had most attendees standing on their feet while hanging on every ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 04:13 

Miami Herald

Pelicans hire Suns assistant Willie Green as new head coach...

The New Orleans Pelicans have hired Phoenix Suns assistant Willie Green as their new head coach. Green, a former NBA player who turns 40 on July 28, is a first-time ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 03:58 

Miami Herald

Marlins' Jon Berti diagnosed with concussion after hit by pitch in loss to Padres...

Super-utility player Jon Berti was diagnosed with a concussion after being hit by a pitch in the seventh inning of the Miami Marlins' 3-2 loss to the San Diego Padres ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 03:35 

Miami Herald

Michel, Perea help Orlando City beat Union 2-1...

Benji Michel opened the scoring in the 10th minute, 20-year-old Andrs Perea added a goal and Orlando City beat the Philadelphia Union 2-1 on Thursday night. Orlando City (7-3-4) snapped ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 03:35 

Miami Herald

US water polo captain Jesse Smith skipping opening ceremony...

U.S. men's water polo captain Jesse Smith will skip the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics on Friday after the USOPC limited how many players from his team could participate ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 03:34 

Miami Herald

Rays get Nelson Cruz in trade, rally to beat Indians in 10...

No deficit scares these rallying Rays. Hours after adding slugger Nelson Cruz to their lineup in a major trade, Tampa Bay stormed back for a 5-4 win over the Cleveland ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 03:30 

Miami Herald

Iowa race track cuts ties with announcer after racist rant...

An Iowa race track said Thursday that it will cut ties with an announcer who went on a racist rant against Black fans and athletes who kneel during the national ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 03:30 

Miami Herald

Snell, Profar power Padres to 3-2 victory over Marlins...

Blake Snell allowed one run in six-plus innings, Jurickson Profar had two hits and two RBIs, and the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 on Thursday night. The ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 03:30 

Miami Herald

Padres survive Marlins in Blake Snell's sharpest road start...

MIAMI — The Marlins helped Blake Snell feel at home. The Padres left-hander, so beleaguered on the road this season, shut down a team that hits about as poorly as ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 03:18 

Miami Herald

Looking at Tokyo Olympics through the lens of the 1964 Games...

Just 19 years after devastating defeat in World War II, the 1964 Tokyo Olympics showcased the reemergence of an innovative country that was showing off bullet trains, miniature transistor radios, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 03:16 

Miami Herald

New Zealand pops 'travel bubble' with Australia over COVID-19 cases...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand has closed its border to Australia, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Friday, as the neighboring country was struggling to contain new COVID-19 outbreaks. ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 02:38 

Miami Herald

Swanson's slam powers Braves over Phillies 7-2...

Dansby Swanson hit his first career grand slam, Orlando Arcia added a solo shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Thursday night to inch closer in ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 02:37 

Miami Herald

Crafty cockatoos master dumpster diving and teach each other...

A few years ago, a Sydney scientist noticed a sulfur-crested cockatoo opening his trash bin. Not every resident would be thrilled, but ornithologist Richard Major was impressed by the ingenuity. ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 02:26 

Miami Herald

Kim earns 5th straight win on birthday, Cards beat Cubs 3-2...

Kwang Hyun-Kim earned his fifth straight win on his 34th birthday and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Thursday night. Nolan Arenado and Dylan Carlson homered as ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 02:24 

Miami Herald

49ers sign middle linebacker Fred Warner to 5-year extension...

Fred Warner's all-around play helped earn him the richest contract ever given to an off-ball linebacker in the NFL. Now that he got that reward he wants to upgrade one ... Click to Continue...

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